Dental Hygienist

Northwest Colorado Health   Steamboat Springs, CO   Full-time     Health Care
Posted on April 1, 2024
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JOIN OUR TEAM! At Northwest Colorado Health we believe everyone deserves the chance to achieve their best health. Clinical and non-clinical positions are available. Up to $1,000 in signing bonuses available for some positions! 

Northwest Colorado Health is seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist with the passion and skills to deliver high quality healthcare. We have been providing primary healthcare to residents since 2008. Today, you will join a healthcare organization and a staff of 11 providers at four locations, delivering primary medical, dental and behavioral health care to more than 5,500 patients. You will be welcomed into our diverse and caring environment to serve the community in which we live.

We have high expectations for you as a Registered Dental Hygienist.

We need you to:

  • Participate in the implementation of the dental services in the Community Health Center and will also practice dental hygiene clinically.
  • This position will integrate oral health care into the comprehensive delivery system of Team Based Care within the CHC and the community.
  • Provide direct patient care by providing dental hygiene services: periodontal scaling and root planning, periodontal maintenance procedures, prophylaxis, dental screenings, comprehensive periodontal evaluations, taking radiographs, sealant application, fluoride application, delivery of topical and local anesthetic as necessary, oral cancer screenings, oral hygiene education, and oral evaluation and counseling with primary caregiver of children under three.
  • Make appropriate referrals to outside dental providers for comprehensive dental care and necessary dental treatment beyond the scope of practice of the Registered Dental Hygienist.
  • Provide critical feedback and insights to help Northwest Colorado Health constantly improve

You should also have high expectations for Northwest Colorado Health as an employer. Our Registered Dental Hygienist help meet patients’ needs and ensure they have a positive patient experience. Every day you will leave Northwest Colorado Health knowing that you have made a positive difference.